|APRIL 3RD, 2018
Official Synopsis: Brilliant parapsychologist Elise Rainier receives a disturbing phone call from a man who claims that his house is haunted. Even more disturbing is the address — 413 Apple Tree Lane in Five Keys, N.M. — the home where Elise grew up as a child. Accompanied by her two investigative partners, Rainier travels to Five Keys to confront and destroy her greatest fear — the demon that she accidentally set free years earlier.
Bonus features include:
- Alternate Ending
- 8 Deleted Scenes
- Franchise Recap: “Dive Into the Insidious Universe”
- Three Featurettes:
- “Becoming Elise”
- “Going Into the Further”
- “Unlocking Keyface”
Official Synopsis: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson returns to his starring role as retired professional football star Spencer Strasmore in the third season of HBO’s “Ballers.” As Spencer continues to seek success in his post-athletic career as a financial adviser, he eyes additional opportunities, including an ambitious plan to bring professional football to Las Vegas. Elsewhere, Spencer’s friend Charles (Omar Miller) deals with public relations snafus as he adjusts to his new role as a member of the Miami Dolphin’s front office.
|HIGHLIGHT RELEASES OF THE WEEK
Official Synopsis: “Basmati Blues” is a musical comedy that follows Linda Watt (Brie Larson), a sheltered but brilliant young scientist who is plucked out of her company’s lab and sent to India by her CEO (Donald Sutherland) to sell “Rice 9,” a genetically modified rice she’s created – unaware that the rice will destroy the Indian farmers she thinks she’s helping. Upon arriving, Linda is overwhelmed and culture-shocked by the barely controlled chaos of India. She is introduced to an ambitious young bureaucrat, William (Saahil Sehgal) who, along with his mother, decides that they are an excellent match. Linda then meets Rajit (Utkarsh Ambudkar), a rebellious college student forced to drop out by lack of funds, who questions Linda’s motives. Despite their playful antagonism, or maybe because of it, she starts falling for him. He ultimately opens her eyes to the fact she has unknowingly become part of a destructive plan. Pulsing with the vibrant colors and rhythms of India, Basmati Blues features original songs written for the film by global artists Pearl Jam, Sugarland, Goldspot, Dave Baerwald, and Sonu Nigam.
“Basmati Blues” was released in theaters February 9, 2018.
Official Synopsis: Kyle and Peter Reynolds (Owen Wilson and Ed Helms) are brothers whose eccentric mother raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out together to find their real father, and end up learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.
“Father Figures” was released in theaters on December 22, 2017 and earned over $16 million in its theatrical run.
Official Synopsis: Three women use their newly formed sisterhood to fight against sexism, bad relationships and low self-esteem. Through embracing their wild adventures, they learn the secret to ultimate fulfillment.
Directed by and starring Heather Graham, “Half Magic” was released in theaters on February 23, 2018 and has a 49 Metacritic score.
Official Synopsis: Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. Set to a rich orchestral score from legendary composer Philip Glass, the film offers an unprecedented, intimate portrait of Jane Goodall – a trailblazer who defied the odds to become one of the world’s most admired conservationists.
“Jane” is directed by Academy Award nominee Brett Morgen (“On The Ropes”) and is Certified Fresh at 98% on Rotten Tomatoes. It was released October 20, 2017.
Official Synopsis: After losing their daughter to a tragic accident, shattered couple Ray and Maggie purchase a motel in the middle of nowhere in the hopes of starting a new life. But Ray begins to notice strange goings-on, and starts to piece together the history of a bizarre murder associated with the motel. Poking around in a basement one day, Ray discovers a crawl space, which leads to a two-way mirror into one of the rooms. As he becomes obsessed with the unusual activities that happen beyond the looking glass, his marriage, sanity and his very life are threatened.
Staring Nicolas Cage and Robin Tunney, “Looking Glass” hit theaters on February 16th, 2018.
Official Synopsis: A mysterious stranger sends shockwaves through a close-knit community in this nerve-jangling slice of raw suspense. In the wake of a triple murder that leaves the residents of a remote Alaskan outpost on edge, tightly wound drifter Elwood (Christopher Abbott) checks into a motel run by Sam (Jon Bernthal), a former rodeo champion whose imposing physical presence conceals a troubled soul. Bound together by their outsider status, the two men strike up an uneasy friendship-a dangerous association that will set off a new wave of violence and unleash Sam’s darkest demons. Driven by tour de force performances from Christopher Abbott and Jon Bernthal, this precision crafted thriller pulses with an air of quivering dread. With Imogen Poots and Rosemarie Dewitt.
Released on November 17, 2017, Variety called it “one of the best thrillers of the year.” Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, “Sweet Virginia” is currently at 78%.
Official Synopsis: Thelma, a shy young student, has just left her religious family in a small town on the west coast of Norway to study at a university in Oslo. While at the library one day, she experiences a violent, unexpected seizure. Soon after, she finds herself intensely drawn toward Anja, a beautiful young student who reciprocates Thelma’s powerful attraction. As the semester continues, Thelma becomes increasingly overwhelmed by her intense feelings for Anja – feelings she doesn’t dare acknowledge, even to herself – while at the same time experiencing even more extreme seizures. As it becomes clearer that the seizures are a symptom of inexplicable, often dangerous, supernatural abilities, Thelma is confronted with tragic secrets of her past, and the terrifying implications of her powers.
“Thelma” was released on November 10, 2017 and is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with 93%.
|TV BOX SETS|
13 Reasons Why: Season One
Chesapeake Shores: Season Two
The Governor: The Complete Collection
My Hero Academia: Season Two Part One
|SPECIAL EDITIONS / OTHER RELEASES